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Creative thinking and tried and true products went into the giant Sistema roof

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Steel Roofing's early involvement in the roof design for the Sistema Manufacturing Facility resulted in cost and time savings

Creative thinking and tried and true products went into the giant Sistema roof


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The streamlined roof on the Sistema building completes the contemporary facility. Steel Roofing's involvement was more than just delivering the complex installation, says managing director Brent Botha.

"Steel Roofing assisted construction company Haydn & Rollett with streamlining the roof design before the project went to the final design stage. This resulted in both cost-saving and project time savings – ensuring the programme ran smoothly and the client received best value."

The roofing company used Maxispan and Colorcote ZRX sourced from Roofing Industries for the 50,000m2 facility.

Paul Ross of Roofing Industries says the Maxispan high rib roofing and cladding profile incorporates a number of innovative practical design features and provides significant spanning advantages with low pitch and wide cover, which reduced installation time.

"And Colorcote ZRX has outstanding colour and gloss retention and is ideal for industrial sites where there is a high risk of deterioration from corrosive elements in the environment," Ross says.

"The combination of the two products resulted in a roofing and cladding system that combines strength and longevity with good looks."

Together with the massive roof and associated gutters and downpipes, Steel Roofing also installed Roofing Industries' Multirib metal wall cladding for large portions of the award-winning building.

For details on the roof installation company, contact Steel Roofing, phone: (09) 415 8060, email:

For details on the roofing and cladding supplier, contact Roofing Industries, phone (09) 414 4585. Email:, web:


First published date: 20 September 2017

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